Mike Baur is one of the most versatile business professionals in Switzerland. Over the course of nearly three decades, Mike has had a very successful career in business as an employee, investor and entrepreneur. He first worked for a number of banks where he would provide financial services to businesses. Baur would then move on to become an investor in numerous start up companies. His experience in banking and investing would give him the foundation for his business idea. Recently, Mike founded a new company called Swiss Start up Factory. With this company, Baur is able to help provide financing and mentorship to a number of new companies that are looking to start up in Switzerland.
Baur began his career as a banking professional. When occupying this position, he would spend much of his time assisting businesses with their finances. He often met with numerous executives and business owners who were looking to get capital for their respective companies. Mike would often evaluate their business idea in terms of profit potential and market demand. When the business idea looked promising, Mike would assist businesses by providing them with loans in order to finance their companies. By providing financing for businesses, Mike Baur was often able to help these companies get in the best position to reach their goals.
After Mike worked in the banking industry for two decades, he looked to get involved in investing. He would begin this new venture by investing in a number of start up companies. Mike would spend a considerable amount of his own capital to purchase shares of the start up companies. This would result in good returns for Mike who would make this venture quite successful. By making a lot of money investing in start ups, Baur began to realize the potential of start up companies. As a result, he would then look to get involved in entrepreneurship in the near future.
In the year 2014, Mike began his career in entrepreneurship by founding his new company Swiss Start up Factory. This company offers a very unique business model in which it chooses start up company ideas and then provides the owners with financing and consulting. When looking to begin the process, Mike Baur and his company will hold meetings to allow entrepreneurs to discuss their new business idea. Mike will then evaluate the potential for the business and then decide to assist them. Once his company chooses a business idea, it will then provide financing as well as coaching to help it maximize its chances of success.